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AI Engineer Specializing in LLM (Large Language Models) at Heroic Story

Heroic Story

Remote / Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 12/04/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , Los Angeles, CA

About Heroic Story

We're building decentralized Disney! We're starting by creating a collaborative, community-owned worldbuilding game using NFTs. Some of the top writers and storytellers in the world (Marvel, Star Wars) are lined up to host. Our co-founders have shipped VR games, built virtual influencers on Twitch, and launched popular entertainment across all media including film and television.

Job Description

The Mission 🚀

Writing stories has its challenges and delights; we're supercharging this process and empowering storytellers—history's underappreciated creators—to maximize their creative and economic potential. Through our platform, we're offering AI assistants for authors to engage in immersive, cooperative workflows that boost their speed, creativity, and profits.

The role ⛑️

Position: AI Engineer, Specializing in Large Language Models (LLMs)

Domains: Technology, Storytelling, Creator Economy


  • Champion Creativity: Be part of groundbreaking AI technology that enables creativity and redefines storytelling.
  • Unlock Creator Wealth: Work on innovative solutions that address the pressing challenges facing creators today.
  • Journey Over Destination: Grow within a company culture that values lifelong learning, resilience, and the constant pursuit of excellence.


  • AI Model Design & Fine-Tuning: Lead the development and fine-tuning of Large Language Models that power our storytelling platform.
  • Strategic Alignment: Collaborate with leadership to align our AI capabilities with organizational objectives.
  • Implementation & Productization: Ship algorithms and technologies that contribute to an LLM-powered production-ready app for a fast-growing community of paying customers.


  1. AI-Enabled Storytelling: Enhance our platform as a go-to solution for creators seeking AI-assisted creativity.
  2. Resource-Efficient Revenue: Mindfully select and implement financial models to optimize hardware and token usage, aiming for both financial growth and stability for our user base.
  3. Adaptive Innovation: Ensure our technology remains adaptable and resilient against changes in the tech landscape.


  1. Collaborative Story Crafting: Enhance our platform to be a haven for storytellers who desire meaningful AI-assisted experiences.
  2. Virtual Economy: Build and scale a token-optimized LLM pipeline and payments system that lets our community not just earn but thrive financially.
  3. Scalable Magic: Develop technology that can sustain years of growth, while remaining flexible to the ever-changing tech landscape.


We’ll let the specifics unfold naturally — over a cup of elixir (or coffee), perhaps? 😉

You'll chat with our leaders Jay and Scott Rosenkrantz, seasoned co-founders with experience that spans VR games to virtual influencers, gaming, film, and television. With the backing of industry giants like the co-founders of Twitch and Kabam, we're set for an epic journey.


  • Submit your LinkedIn profile or CV
  • Share code samples or GitHub repositories
  • Articulate your interest in storytelling and empowering creators
  • Discuss a moment in your career where your professional growth accelerated without compromising your personal journey


  • Deep understanding of machine learning architectures, particularly in natural language processing.
  • Foundational data science skills for dataset creation and model training.
  • Expertise in data preprocessing, including train-validation split and data normalization.
  • Ability to fine-tune LLMs using both standard and advanced techniques like LoRA.
  • Proficiency in Python, Jupyter Notebook, Git, Docker, Keras, and PyTorch.
  • Bonus: Experience with C++.
  • Bonus: Previous work with LlamaIndex, LangChain, or similar LLM platforms.


  • Intelligent Override: The capacity to interpret data and make informed, challenging decisions.
  • Growth Mindset: A lifelong dedication to personal and professional growth.
  • Winning Attitude: A focus on the journey, embracing challenges as stepping stones towards excellence.

If you're ready to contribute to a team that values the journey as much as the destination, that prizes a winning mindset and is committed to continuous growth, we invite you to apply.

Your next chapter in Heroic Story begins here.

$80K - $180K

About Heroic Story

We're innovating an AI engine specifically designed to empower creators in storytelling and small businesses in the entertainment sector. As we navigate the transformative potential of AI, we recognize the pressing anxieties it brings in an ever-changing technological landscape. That's why we've co-engineered our solutions alongside a community of creators, focusing on solving their real-world challenges. Guided by a commitment to relentless innovation and bold leadership, we're not just charting a course; we're laying down a roadmap for a sustainably creative future.

Leveraging support from leading investors in media, gaming, and technology, our team is uniquely equipped to bring this vision to life. Join us as we spearhead a new era in AI-powered creative work, one that redefines what's possible for authors and businesses alike.